07:27 PM
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VENEZUELA-COLOMBIA

Santos describes as "absurd" alleged plot to assassinate Maduro

Santos rejected attempts at blaming the Venezuelan problems on Colombia (EFE)
The president of Colombia rebuked the Venezuelan government's claims that exchange houses in Cúcuta are involved in speculative operations that have triggered the rise in the price of the US dollar in the black market in Venezuela. "The whole world knows perfectly that the shortage of products in Venezuela is due to an economic policy that failed (...)
06:56 PM
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BORDERS

Holguin will meet with UN Secretary General next Wednesday

The announcement came a day after Santos unveiled his government's (...)
The foreign minister of Colombia is to explain UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon the humanitarian crisis facing thousands of Colombians since President Nicolás Maduro ordered their expulsion and deportation from Venezuela
06:32 PM
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BORDERS

Ambassadors from more than 20 countries visit the Colombia-Venezuela border

Official sources in Colombia said the diplomats traveled to Cúcuta to participate in a Council of Ministers convened by President Juan Manuel Santos. The President of the House of Representatives of Colombia, Alfredo Deluque, and the President of the Colombian Senate, Luis Fernando Velasco, among others, also traveled to the border area

03:23 PM
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BORDERS

Luis Almagro accepts invitation to visit Cúcuta

The OAS is sending USD 25 billion in assistance to the (...)
Almagro, who called for dialogue between the two countries, avoided making statements on the vote at the Permanent Council of the OAS, in which it was decided that the OAS will not address the border crisis between Colombia and Venezuela
02:30 PM
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HUMANITARIAN AID

Venezuela sends 13 tons of food to homeless in Dominica

The humanitarian aid is carried in a military plane (Protección (...)
This would be the third shipment from Venezuela to the people hit by Erika storm in the Caribbean island
01:56 PM
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BORDERS

Saab: Colombia's complaint at the ICC is war propaganda

"Santos has escalated oral warmongering,” Tarek William Saab said (TV (...)
According to Venezuela's Ombudsman Tarek William Saab, the statements of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Tuesday evening were adventurous, nervous and desperate
01:36 PM
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BORDERS

Santos to meet with int'l organizations on Venezuela-Colombia border

Juan Manuel Santos said that his government will resort to the UN (...)
The meeting to be held in the frontier city of Cúcuta aims at attracting the attention of the international community about the humanitarian effects of the quagmire
12:28 PM
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HUMAN RIGHTS

Carlos Vecchio meets with Thomas Shannon

Vecchio and Shannon discussed the cases of political prisoners (...)
The leader of opposition Voluntad Popular (People's Will) party is afraid that the Venezuelan government is setting the stage to disrupt the election of December 6
12:09 PM
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HUMAN RIGHTS

Lilian Tintori meets with John Kerry

The wife of opposition leader Leopoldo López, met with the US (...)
US Secretary of State John Kerry declared his solidarity with Venezuelan political prisoners and backed respect for human rights in Venezuela
11:37 AM
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HUMAN RIGHTS

Spanish Senate seeks freedom of political prisoners in Venezuela

The motion was backed by 234 senators (File photo)
The plenary session of the upper house of Spain passed a motion for the government of Mariano Rajoy to intercede before Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro to release "the earlier" 75 political prisoners